The Center Foundation has selected Sonja Donohue as its new executive director. Sonja will oversee the non-profit organization that is solely dedicated to providing sports medicine as a means to ensure that Central Oregon youth are safe, healthy, and protected in an active lifestyle. She fills the vacancy created by Carol Stiles’ retirement in June.

“It’s an honor to join The Center Foundation because the work of this organization is so important to our community,” said Sonja Donohue. “The Center Foundation is well-positioned for the future. I look forward to building upon the strong foundation that has been developed and hope to leverage new opportunities in the upcoming months.”

Sonja’s experience includes developing corporate giving strategies, fundraising, marketing, sales, and branding. Sonja has a deep commitment to local kids and her wealth of experience and demonstrated leadership will help The Center Foundation move forward in its mission to benefit the health, wellness, and education of Central Oregon youth.

“Sonja brings an incredible amount of experience and passion to her work,” stated Glen Lasken, board president. “We are delighted to welcome her as the new executive director and are excited about our future.”

To learn more visit www.centerfoundation.org.